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SIFA 2018 | An introduction to Tang Xianzu & his play A Dream Under the Southern Bough

Description
A Dream Under the Southern Bough, written in 1600, is an iconic work of distinguished Ming Dynasty playwright, Tang Xianzu. The talk covers a brief introduction of the author, as well as an overview of the plot and its historical and cultural contexts. It is conducted by Bok Zhong Ming who is the President of the Text and Image Studies Society. Currently, he is pursuing a Master by Research degree at the School of Humanities in Nanyang Technological University. Prior to this, he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Chinese with First Class Honours from the same institution. His research interests include classical and modern text and image studies.

(Conducted in English; 1h, no intermission)

Please be seated at least 15 minutes before the programme begins. Unclaimed seats may be given away to walk-in patrons. Limited walk-in spaces are available at the venue.

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Sun Apr 29, 2018
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM SGT
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Venue
Living Room, Festival House
Tickets
General Admission FULL
Venue Address
1 Old Parliament Ln, Singapore 179429 Singapore
Organizer
Singapore International Festival of Arts
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